5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sensory cortex
- a the area at the front of the parietal lobes that registers and processes body touch and movement sensations
- b Emotional release. The catharsis hypothesis maintains that "releasing" aggressive energy (through action or fantasy) relieves aggressive urges.
- c branchlike structures that receive messages from other neurons
- d The activation, often unconsciously, of certain associations, thus predisposing one's perception, memory or response.
- e The process by which our sensory receptors and nervous system receive and represent stimulus energies from our enviornment
5 Multiple choice questions
- Perceiving objects as unchanging (having consistent shapes, size, lightness, and color) even as illumination and retinal images change.
- The clogging of the vessels that nourish the heart muscle; the leading cause of death in North America.
- A binocular cue for perceiving depth by comparing images from the retinas in the 2 eyes, the brain, computes distance - the greater the disparity (difference) between the 2 images, the closer the object.
- a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain
- Self-perceived happiness or staisfaction with life. Used along with measures of objective well-being. Example: physical and economic indicators to evaluate people's quality of life.
5 True/False questions
cell body → largest part of a typical neuron; contains the nucleus and much of the cytoplasm
observation → The process of organizing and interpreting sensory information, enabling us to recongnize meaningful objects and events.
T Lymphocytes → the persistence of learning over time through the storage and retrieval of information
rehearsal → a memory measure that assesses the amount of time saved when learning material for a second time
serial position effect → incorporating misleading information into one's memory of an event